Staffs of Office

Name: Bell, Charles Alfred
Date of birth: 1870-10-31
Date of death: 1945-03-08
Biography: Diplomat and Tibetologist
Description: Charles Alfred Bell was born in Calcutta, India, on 31 October 1870 to Henry and Anne Bell. As one of six children he would eventually follow in his father's footsteps and take up a post in the Indian Civil Service (ICS). Bell first studied at Winche... more
Relationship: Collector

Name: Palha
Date of birth: 1869
Date of death: 1918
Biography: Head of Tibetan aristocratic family
Description: Head of an important family from the Tibetan aristocracy. Charles Bell writes of Kusho Palha in his book, The People of Tibet, but unfortunately does not give us the man's name or dates, so his identity cannot be confirmed. There is a possible photog... more
Relationship: bought from

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